Tom Walker – Heartland

We’ve been listening to Tom Walker‘s Blessings for a few weeks now, so wasted no time in checking out his follow-up Heartland. Recruiting the production might of Naughty Boy, the song is so strong and yet understated enough to feel raw and soulful in the best possible way.

The current slow-burn of Walker’s recent material reminds us of Rag ‘N Bone Man‘s Human, which we featured way before his profile exploded in a rather spectacular way. Walker’s unique and attention-grabbing gravel-edged tone deserves similar exposure and it will almost certainly be coming his way.

He plays a host of festival dates over the summer, including Barn On The Farm in Gloucester (1 July), Victorious in Portsmouth (27 August) and Bestival in Dorset (8 September).

Tom Walker – Heartland

And while we’re about it, it’s only right to include Blessings here too, since it’s an absolute beaut of a song and one that shows Walker’s rich and powerful voice to the fullest.

Tom Walker – Blessings

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